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UNEP, UNESCO and Samsung Engineering are teaming up to start a visual conversation in Asia and the Pacific around sustainable development - to engage young people in sustainable actions that results in positive environmental benefits in their local communities through art.
The purpose of the contest is to engage youth to share their story of how, in their own capacity, to address environmental issues in their communities or countries. This is a digital poster-making competition that captures environmental issues and/or encourages sustainable action in areas such as energy, waste and water.
Posters can be in the form of graphic designs, digital illustrations, or photographs. Feel free to use any available design applications/programs.
Dimensions: A2 size 420mm x 594mm in 300 dpi. For initial submission, prepare a design of no larger than 1MB (we will be asking you for a hi-resolution copy and original AI/PDF/PDS file once your work is selected as one of the winners).
There is no entry fee.
This competition is open to anyone aged 6-24 years old and resident in any Asia-Pacific country.
Eligible countries are: Afghanistan, American Samoa, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guam, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Macao, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Russian Federation, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor Leste, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu and Viet Nam.
• 1st prize: Samsung ATIV SMART PC
• 2nd prize: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
• 3rd prize: Samsung Galaxy Player
Moreover, ten honorary mentions will receive Samsung portable memory station.
There is also a Samsung Thai Engineering Prize for students aged 13-15 in Thailand - two winners will be invited to 2014 Global Youth for the Environment Forum to be held in Seoul, Korea in February 2014.